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Gentlemen of the Road

ISBN 10: 0345502078 / 0-345-50207-8
ISBN 13: 9780345502070
Publisher: Del Rey
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
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"Chabon has a wonderful time writing intentionally purple prose and playing with conventions that were most popular in the days of Rudyard Kipling and Talbot Mundy.... A significant change from Chabon's weightier novels, this dazzling trifle is simply terrific fun." (starred review)

Publishers Weekly, 09/03/2007

Review:

"In Michael Chabon's gleeful new novel...the action is intricate and exuberant....The plot may twist a time or two too many, [but] it's hard to resist its gathering momentum, not to mention the sheer headlong pleasure of Chabon's language."

Susann Cokal, New York Times Book Review, 10/28/2007

 

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Gary Gianni (illustrator). Reprint. 216 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. Michael Chabon s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay, sprang from an early passion for the derring-do and larger-than-life heroes of classic comic books. Now, once more mining the rich past, Chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures-from The Arabian Nights to Alexandre Dumas to Fritz Leiber s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories-in a wonderful new novel brimming with breathless action, raucous humor, cliff-hanging suspense, and a cast of colorful characters worthy of Scheherazade s most tantalizing tales. They re an odd pair, to be sure: pale, rail-thin, black-clad Zelikman, a moody, itinerant physician fond of jaunty headgear, and ex-soldier Amram, a gray-haired giant of a man as quick with a razor-tongued witticism as he is with a sharpened battle-ax. Brothers under the skin, comrades in arms, they make their rootless way through the Caucasus Mountains, circa A.D. 950, living as they please and surviving however they can-as blades and thieves for hire and as practiced bamboozlers, cheerfully separating the gullible from their money. No strangers to tight scrapes and close shaves, they ve left many a fist shaking in their dust, tasted their share of enemy steel, and made good any number of hasty exits under hostile circumstances. None of which has necessarily prepared them to be dragooned into service as escorts and defenders to a prince of the Khazar Empire. Usurped by his brutal uncle, the callow and decidedly ill-tempered young royal burns to reclaim his rightful throne. But doing so will demand wicked cunning, outrageous daring, and foolhardy bravado . . . not to mention an army. Zelikman and Amram can at least supply the former. But are these gentlemen of the road prepared to become generals in a full-scale revolution? The only certainty is that getting there-along a path paved with warriors and whores, evil emperors and extraordinary elephants, secrets, swordplay, and such stuff as the grandest adventures are made of-will be much more than half the fun. From the Hardcover edition. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780345502070

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